Not typically known for their brewing prowess, the Field Museum plans to launch a limited-edition beer made with the same ingredients used by the Wari, an empire which flourished in Southern Peru from 600 to 1000 A.D. 

New York-based Condé Nast purchases Chicago’s Pitchfork Media, while Playboy magazine announces it will no longer publish nude photographs starting next year. Crain’s Chicago Business deputy managing editor Ann Dwyer talks about these and other top business headlines of the week. 

Crain's Chicago Business deputy managing editor Ann Dwyer takes a closer look at the top business stories of the week, including Motorola Solutions' announcement that it will move from the suburbs to downtown, and news of a developer eyeing the Old Chicago Main Post Office.

The new Lagunitas brewery and tap room in Douglas Park is up and running but founder and Chicago native Tony Magee is always looking to expand. We chat with Magee about his company, business philosophy and plans for the future.  

The craft brew industry in Chicago has exploded in the last few years and shows no signs of stopping. Is there a saturation point for Chicago’s market? We talk with leaders on the craft brew scene and explore the growing trend. Read an article, view a slideshow, and take a craft brew QUIZ.

Why are craft beer selections at restaurants so limited and what's a good moonshine? Check Please! Host and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh joins us with answers to your wine, beer and spirits questions in Ask Alpana.

Alpana Singh

Master Sommelier and Check Please! Host Alpana Singh joins us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm with summer wine travel tips, BYOB wine pairing recommendations and more.

Master Sommelier and Check Please! Host Alpana Singh joins us with some recommendations for wine events during the summer.